Tweet
Question: How often do you use the media, including television, newspapers, radio and the internet, to get political news or information?
Choices: "Several times a day" "Once a day" "5-6 days a week" "1-2 days a week" "Less than 1 day a week" "Never"
Data: % of "Several times a day" "Once a day"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 France82.2%
2 Germany81.6%
3 Lithuania79.6%
4 Denmark79.3%
5 Belgium78.5%
6 Netherlands78.4%
7 Norway77.1%
8 Czech Republic76.8%
9 Spain75.5%
10 Switzerland75.3%
11 Republic of Korea75.0%
12 Israel74.0%
13 Turkey71.6%
14 Hungary70.5%
15 Sweden70.0%
16 Iceland69.9%
17 Australia68.7%
18 United Kingdom67.1%
19 Slovenia67.0%
20 Austria64.0%
21 Poland63.6%
22 Japan62.0%
23 Finland60.2%
24 Slovakia59.6%
25 United States57.1%
26 Chile 42.4%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1.117505 X +5.984
Correlation coefficient (r)0.153
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.023

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 36546.362140 X +17641.076
Correlation coefficient (r)0.287
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.082

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 3.378794 X +78.037
Correlation coefficient (r)0.119
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.315385 X +1.466
Correlation coefficient (r)0.081
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 2.917377 X +9.858
Correlation coefficient (r)0.063
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004